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Nov 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >>> and the other major headline from washington this evening, the so-called fiscal cliff, now quickly approaching. and on this sunday, new signals republicans are willing to work with the president, to a point. here's abc's david kerley now. >> reporter: across the dial today, the parties sounded like they could make a deal. >> i think there's aasis for the deal. >> i absolutely believe there is. >> reporter: it's the same tone we heard from the major players. >> i'm open to compromise. >> it's just time to get the job done. >> reporter: speaker boehner even told his republican members they would have to avoid nasty fights, and according to "the new york times," they seemed to listen. but those words don't change a basic disagreement that could push the country off the fiscal cliff, the first of january. that's when a number of tax cuts expire, dubbed taxmageddon, meaning the average family will pay an extra $3,700 a year. and severe cuts to defense and government spending will be trigg triggered. the sticking point on avoiding that cliff? taxes. the president campaigned on and won on letting tax
Nov 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
's, too. abc's david kerley tonight from washington. >> reporter: tonight, paula broadwell with her husband and children -- >> is there anything you want to say? this is it. is there anything you want to say about this whole situation just to have one chance? >> we have no comment. >> reporter: returned to their charlotte home, after spending most of the weekend with relatives. fbi investigators continue to pour over broadwell's computer and boxes of evidence taken from her chat lrlotte home to determ if she had classified information she was not entitled to possess. this morning, differing views on whether the decorated army general needed to resign as director of cia after petraeus' afrar with his biographer, broadwell, became public. >> i come from a tradition that believes in original sin. none of us is perfect. >> behavior is personally unacceptable. >> reporter: his fall from grace has raised questions about how our leading generals live. four-star generals are surrounded by staff, security te teams, which all disappear when they take off the uniform. >> you see the medals he
Nov 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
, the newest abc news/"washington post" poll and it shows why getting out the vote across this country, and right here in ohio, will make all the difference tuesday. president obama ahead by just one point tonight. and look at the map. heading into the weekend, governor romney making 14 stops, seven battleground states, the president, 14 stops, eight states. and nowhere have they been more than ohio. tonight, our countdown clock is on and so is our powerhouse political team. with two days to go, our whole team here tonight. we're going to begin tonight with our senior white house correspondent jake tapper in cincinnati. >> reporter: as the candidates crisscross battleground states, it's as if they're on different planets. both campaigns claim victory is within reach. their pitches combinations of soaring rhetoric and needy cries to not buy what the others are selling. >> he's hoping we'll settle. americans don't settle. we build, we aspire. we dream. we can do better. >> their bet is on your cynicism. but florida, my bet is on you and your hope. >> reporter: to appeal to undecided vote
Nov 25, 2012 5:30pm PST
giant number on the horizon. the one facing washington. the cuts that will kick in and the taxes that will go up if they don't come up with a deal to avoid a fiscal cliff at the end of the year. and tonight, what could be a turning point. some republicans saying they are now willing to break that pledge of no new taxes. david kerley at the white house tonight. >> reporter: with some shopping done, president obama may be getting a gift from some republicans, republicans who signed a pledge never to raise taxes. this morning on abc news, a leading senator. >> i will violate the pledge. long shory short, for the good of the country if democrats will do entitlement reform. >> reporter: and pete chambliss says he will not abide by the pledge. support from a vocal house member too. >> i agree. a pledge you signed 20 years ago, 18 years ago is for that congress. the world has changed and the economic system is different. >> reporter: they are talking about that man's pledge, americans for tax reform president grover norquist who has hundreds of republicans signed. >> do you feel you are
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
is in the hearts of everybody else in line. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> something for all of us to think about. that's the broadcast from ohio. "good morning america" first thing in the morning and diane sawyer right back here tomorrow night with "world news." good night. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get e job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
Nov 18, 2012 5:30pm PST
-tablet free trial. of washington about the future of medicare and social security. anncr: but you deserve straight talk about the options on the... table and what they mean for you and your family. ancr: aarp is cutting through all the political spin. because for our 37 million members, only one word counts. get the facts at let's keep medicare... and social security strong for generations to come. >>> we're going to turn now to that family accused o is >>> we're going to turn now to that family accused of a string of bank robberies. did the father recruit his children? here's abc's mark greenblatt. >> reporter: look closely at the bank robbers in vests. police say they're part of a father, son and daughter team, an entire family of criminals, suspected of holding up seven banks in at least two states. but ronald scott catt and son hayden were arrested in connection in an armed holdup outside houston. investigators say that's hayden wearing a fake mustache. 18-year-old daughter abby is charged with driving the get away car. both children, who lost their mother at a young a
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)